2016 AFRI/NIWQP Annual PD Meeting Abstract Book
The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture hosted the FY2016 USDA-NIFA AFRI and NIWQP Annual Project Directors Meeting. The meeting brought together project directors, co-project directors, graduate students and collaborators from the National Integrated Water Quality Program (NIWQP, FY2010-2014), the Agricultural and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Water for Agriculture Challenge Area (FY2014-2015), AFRI Foundational RENRE (FY2011-2013) program, and the AFRI Foundational BENRE (FY2014-2015) program. The meeting provided the opportunity for NIFA staff to interact with awardees as well as learn more about the success of their projects, identify outcomes, and discover current research needs. It also provided the opportunity for awardees to get the most recent updates on program priorities and new programs.
The following is a compilation of abstracts from participating project directors.